Tag Archives: longboard

24 April, 2014

Back Foot Back

In all my years of surf coaching, I’ve observed that the majority of beginner to intermediate surfers never really discover the potential power of their back foot mojo. Stomping your back foot right back onto the tail is the number … Continue reading

15 July, 2013

supersize me

Perhaps you are a frustrated beginner just learning to surf? Or maybe you are already a samurai sensai trying to teach your friend/kid/partner/dog how to surf – and they are getting dis-heartened with their progress. (Maybe even yelling at you … Continue reading

13 January, 2012

The Two Things

The longer I coach, the simpler I see this game in my head. Nowadays I have this new theory that I think I’ll term the 80% rule:- -80% of surfers -80% of the time -80% of their turns If you … Continue reading

25 November, 2011

You Need a Small Wave Quiver

For a long time I didn’t surf. I lost interest because the waves were often too small, fat and nothing to get excited about. But I changed that by expanding my quiver. I really love Joel Tudor’s philosophy to surfing… … Continue reading